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Martinez, Eligio; Huerta, Adrian H. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Chicanos/Latinos comprise the largest racial and ethnic population in the U.S. public K-12 schools, yet hold some of the largest rates of academic underperformance in high school and college completion. This study aims at understanding the academic trajectories of five Chicano/Latino males and their decision to enlist in the military after high…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Hispanic American Students, Underachievement, Decision Making
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Brobbey, Gordon; Smith, Patriann – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Immigrant students in U.S. educational system experience challenges learning to adapt and integrate into new educational environments. Little is known, however, about factors that facilitate acculturation strategies of immigrant youth from West Africa and how they affect their academic success and challenges faced. Considering the current…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Urban Schools
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Marcucci, Olivia – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Discipline disproportionality is the overuse of exclusionary discipline, such as suspension and expulsion, on Black students in American schools. This study adds to the literature by examining how parental involvement affects racial disparities in disciplinary outcomes in in-school suspension and by theoretically analyzing how parents' social and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Social Capital, Cultural Capital, Disproportionate Representation
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
This meta-analysis of 14 studies examines the relationship between abstinence-only programs and the sexual behavior and--attitudes of urban students from middle school to early in college. The results indicate a significant relationship between abstinence-only programs and the outcomes examined. Abstinence-only programs, as a whole, were…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Health Behavior
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Hung, Man; Smith, William A.; Voss, Maren W.; Franklin, Jeremy D.; Gu, Yushan; Bounsanga, Jerry – Education and Urban Society, 2020
This study examined factors contributing to achievement gaps between White and African American students in 2,868 diverse school districts across the United States. Using pooled data across five school years (2008-2013), six grade levels (grades third to eighth, which typically include students aged 8 years-14 years) and two different subjects…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, White Students, African American Students, Racial Differences
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Spiess, Joseph F.; Cooper, Robyn – Education and Urban Society, 2020
As the 4-year high school graduation rate of African American and Latino/a students in U.S. public schools continues to lag behind their White peers, cultural proficiency development has become an increasingly significant focus of school districts. While substantial resources have been committed in school districts across the country to improve…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cultural Awareness, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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McCardle, Todd – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Situated within scholarly research on tracking, within-school racial segregation, and student career aspirations, this qualitative study examines how three Black students in the mainstream program at a magnet high school in the Southeastern United States discussed their career aspirations. Results indicate that while each participant aspired to…
Descriptors: Occupational Aspiration, African American Students, Magnet Schools, High School Students
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Kressler, Benikia; Cavendish, Wendy – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Response to intervention (RtI) is touted as an equity-focused provision of special education policy that holds promise for reducing overrepresentation and providing academic opportunities for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. However, teachers working to implement RtI have encountered complex challenges that stifle equitable…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Response to Intervention, Evidence Based Practice
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Wallace, Denelle L.; Gagen, Linda M. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The growing diversity of student populations within the public schools of the United States and the lack of diversity present in the current pool of certified teachers are of great interest to colleges and universities seeking to increase the diversity of teacher candidates. Researchers explored the factors that encouraged African American male…
Descriptors: African Americans, Decision Making, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary School Teachers
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Hamlin, Daniel – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Safety is one of the primary reasons why parents report seeking out a school of choice in depressed cities with a high proportion of charter schools. However, little empirical research has examined how parents assess school safety in these settings. This study explores factors that parents associate with school safety in Detroit, Michigan by…
Descriptors: School Safety, Charter Schools, Public Schools, School Choice
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Espinoza, Oscar; González, Luis; McGinn, Noel; Castillo, Dante – Education and Urban Society, 2020
The provision of "alternative" education is increasingly common in the countries of the world, but highly varied in its forms and coverage. In its commitment to provide education for all to age 18, Chile recently expanded its system of schools for teenage dropouts and has funded research on how best to educate these youth. This article,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Dropouts
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Monaghan, David B.; Hawkins, Jamie; Hernandez, Anthony – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Prior research has discussed high school counselors' role in students' experience, but counselors' understandings of their work and of students has received little commentary. We interviewed counselors in a high-poverty, low-performing urban school district in which two structural elements shape how counselors make sense of their work. First,…
Descriptors: School Counselors, High Schools, Disadvantaged Schools, Poverty
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Martinez, Melissa A.; Lewis, Katherine; Marquez, Jocabed – Education and Urban Society, 2020
As the push and expectation to attend college continues to increase, making the process of getting into college more competitive than ever before, there is a need to interrogate whether and how efforts to create a college-going culture and increase college readiness among students, particularly those from historically marginalized backgrounds,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, College Bound Students, High School Students, Urban Schools
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Weiss, Samantha; Harder, Jeanette; Bratiotis, Christiana; Nguyen, Emily – Education and Urban Society, 2019
Academic mentoring programs promote high school completion for at-risk youth. The purpose of this study was to hear the voice of youth in order to inform program services and develop best practices for meeting their academic needs. Using a grounded theory approach, we conducted 14 focus groups to examine high school students' perceptions and…
Descriptors: Youth, Student Attitudes, Mentors, High School Students
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Aviles, Ann M. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This article highlights McKinney-Vento awareness and implementation as experienced and understood by unaccompanied youth facing housing instability and the adults charged with its implementation in schools. A qualitative inquiry was used to capture the perspectives of youth experiencing housing instability as they navigated a large urban school…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Accountability, Educational Policy, High School Students
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